Pelt


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Pelt

  • (verb) hurl missiles repeatedly at; “two boys pelted him with rotten apples”
  • (verb) hurl (something) at someone or something; “she spotted four boys pelting stones at ducks”
  • (of rain, hail, or snow) fall quickly and very heavily; “the rain was pelting down”
  • (informal) run somewhere very quickly; “I pelted across the road”
  • (Phrases) full pelt — as fast as possible; “I ran downstairs at full pelt”
  • (noun) the skin of an animal with the fur, wool, or hair still on it; “traders brought reindeer pelts”
  • (Phrases) in one’s pelt — naked.“they came across Henn, standing in his pelt by the river”

Pelt (पेलत / पलट / पेल्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • झपटना, झोंकना, डालना, पीटना, फेंकना, मारना, फेंक कर मारना, ताबड़तोड़ भागना, मूसलाधार होना, तेज़ी से आगे बढ़ना, खाल, चमड़ा, चोट, मार, कच्चा चमड़ा, ताबड़तोड़ भागना, मूसलाधार होना, कूड़ा-कर्कट, फेंकने का कार्य

Pelt origin

  • Middle English: either from obsolete pellet ‘skin’, from an Old French diminutive of pel ‘skin’, from Latin pellis ‘skin’, or a back-formation from peltry.

Pelt in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Miscreants pelt stones on new Train 18 during trial run.
  • Hailstorm, rain pelt down on rabi crops.
  • New Zealand canoe hire shop housed Tassie tiger pelt worth $250000.
  • Storms pelt Shaver Lake with snow and rain mix.
  • An animal’s pelt can be affected by a number of environmental factors.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of pelt

  • pelt – pelt stones

Pelt pronunciation


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